Employees Driving In Illinois? What Employers Need to Know

James L. Curtis, Erin Dougherty Foley, and Craig B. Simonsen Effective January 1, 2014, the Illinois Vehicle Code, at 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2, was amended to prohibit driving while using an electronic communication device, including hand-held wireless telephones, hand-held personal digital assistants, or portable or mobile computers. The amendment provides for exceptions including the use of … Continue reading Employees Driving In Illinois? What Employers Need to Know

Texting And Walking – Maybe This Is A Solution?

  Seeing Eye People are a safe and practical solution for those people that insist on texting and walking at the same time. City Transportation departments could easily fund this venture with their excess revenue and make a significant dent in unemployment. Graduating college students could start off as interns and advance into a full … Continue reading Texting And Walking – Maybe This Is A Solution?

Top 10 List Of The Most Deadliest Driving Distractions

Of the more than 65,000 people killed in car crashes over the past two years, one in 10 were in crashes where at least one of the drivers was distracted. That’s according to police report data analyzed by Erie Insurance in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), a nationwide census of fatal motor vehicle traffic … Continue reading Top 10 List Of The Most Deadliest Driving Distractions

Safety Comic of the Day! – December 1, 2012

Texting while driving, or in this case, flying, is a "bird brained" thing to do! 🙂 Texting While Driving Putting the brakes on the distracted driving epidemic will require both dedication and creative thinking, and the FCC is committed to doing its part to address this growing crisis. Chairman Julius Genachowski, Federal Communications Commission Testimony … Continue reading Safety Comic of the Day! – December 1, 2012

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Sign Up for Free Webinar – Please Read & Watch the Video!

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Thousands die needlessly each year because people continue to use their cell phones while driving. Join the National Safety Council this April in urging those you care about to: Stop using cell phones while driving Inform people who call you while driving that you'd be happy to continue the … Continue reading April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Sign Up for Free Webinar – Please Read & Watch the Video!

Call for Nominations: National Safety Council Rising Stars of Safety

Showcase the brightest young talent on your team.Nominate an up-and-coming safety leader for the Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2011. The NSC®Rising Stars of Safety program spotlights individuals younger than 40 who have stepped up as leaders to transform their organizations' safety cultures and promote continuous safety improvement. The National Safety Council is seeking … Continue reading Call for Nominations: National Safety Council Rising Stars of Safety